Sepia is the defending champion in this year’s Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015. Since Sepia opened its doors in 2009, the restaurant has won three restaurant of the year awards (2012, 2014 and 2015).
Other Awards in this year’s Good Food Guide 2015
Brent Savage from Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Monopole, and Yellow has won the Chef of The Year award. Bentley is a two-hat restaurant and the other two are one-hat restaurants.
Vicki Wild (Sepia) won the Service Excellence Award.
Young Chef of the year award was given to Julian Cincotta from Nomad.
New restaurant of the year is Ester.
Award of Innovation went to Pasi Petanen from Cafe Paci.
Sustainability Award was given to Fins Restaurant.
Peter Doyle received the Legend Award.
List of restaurants with hats
There are four restaurants awarded with three hats as listed in the Good Food website:
- Rockpool – The group has several restaurants including two two-hat restaurants, Rockpool Bar and grill and Spice Temple. We were very pleased with Rockpool restaurant when we went there for lunch earlier this year.
- Quay – 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2013 restaurant of the year. It has been a while but I always remembered its Snow Egg!
- Sepia – Winner of 2015, 2014 and 2012 Restaurant of the year award.
- Momofuku Seiobo – This restaurant has been a three hat in the Good Food Guide ever since it opened its doors to public!
As listed from the website, the rest of the hats are as follows:
ARIA Restaurant, Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Berowra Waters Inn, The Bridge Room, est., Ester, Gastro Park, Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Lucio’s Italian Restaurant, Marque, Mr. Wong, Ormeggio at the Spit, Pilu at Freshwater, Porteño, Rockpool Bar & Grill, sixpenny, Spice Temple, Tetsuya’s.
4Fourteen, Aki’s Indian Restaurant, Alpha, The Apollo, Arras, Bar H Dining, The Bathers’ Pavilion, Billy Kwong, Bistro Moncur, Bistrode CBD, BLACK by Ezard, The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Bodega, Buon Ricordo, Cafe Paci, Cafe Sopra, Catalina, China Doll, Cho Cho San, Clareville Kiosk, Cottage Point Inn, the devonshire, Farmhouse, Felix, Fish Face, Flying Fish Restaurant & Bar, Four in Hand Dining Room, glass brasserie, Hartsyard, Jonah’s Restaurant, Kepos Street Kitchen, Longrain, Lox Stock & Barrel, Monopole, Moon Park, MoVida, Ms.G’s, Nomad, Oscillate Wildly, Osteria Balla, Osteria di Russo & Russo, Otto Ristorante, The Restaurant Pendolino, Saké Restaurant & Bar, Sean’s Panaroma, Sokyo, sushi e, Three Blue Ducks, Uccello, Ume Restaurant, Vincent, Vini, Yellow.